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Re: Irregular Behavior of TranslateShape and RotateShape

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  • Subject: [mg73032] Re: [mg73013] Irregular Behavior of TranslateShape and RotateShape
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 06:48:16 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net

Works fine with version 5.2 on Mac OS 10.4.8

Might be a version-specific problem.


Bob Hanlon

---- battlecry3289 at yahoo.com wrote: 
> Irregular Behavior of TranslateShape and RotateShape with 
> ParametricPlot3D
> 
> I have been successful in creating desired shapes with 
> ParametricPlot3D and then using TranslateShape and RotateShape on 
> them.  Next time I start Mathematica TranslateShape and RotateShape do 
> not recognize the ParametricPlot3D as a graphics object and error 
> out.  Sometimes it works again.  For instance this sample code from 
> the Wolfram website errors out:
> 
> Needs["Graphics`ParametricPlot3D`"]
> Needs["Graphics`Shapes`"]
> 
> Show[TranslateShape[SphericalPlot3D[2, {theta, 0, Pi}, {phi, 0, 2Pi}, 
> \
> DisplayFunction -> Identity], {1, 2, -2}], DisplayFunction -> \
> $DisplayFunction];
> 
> TranslateShape is not a type of graphics.
> 
> This is so frustrating.  Can anybody give me any hints where to start 
> troubleshooting this?
> 
> Thanks
> 


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